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Teaching and Learning, Recruitment and Retention, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
Why School? by Rabbi Laurie Hahn Tapper I was walking up the steps of our garage with my groceries freshly picked up from the curbside of our local supermarket and realized I was carrying more than I usually do: a whole...
Blog Article
Prizmah Thought Leadership, Recruitment and Retention, School Policies and Procedures
Sometimes what is so obvious to us needs to be restated: Jewish day schools are places of excellence, in ways that the word “education” only begins to cover. Their excellence has never been more apparent than now, during the...
Blog Article
Recruitment and Retention, School Policies and Procedures
By Lisa Feingold, Susan J. Levine, Rachel Zivic When Covid-19 fully reared its ugly head in March, we wondered if our small Jewish day school, Kellman Brown Academy, would even survive. With a student body of 116 children...
Blog Article
Recruitment and Retention, School Policies and Procedures
Every year at SAR High School, we choose a theme for the year, which shapes programming and informal learning that takes place all year long, including our Beit Midrash program curriculum, sessions at shabbatonim and even...
HaYidion Article
Recruitment and Retention, School Policies and Procedures
In the 2020-2021 school year, as many schools across North America were closed due to the pandemic, Jewish day schools worked hard to offer fully or partially in-person learning for students. Being independent entities gave...
HaYidion Article
Professional Leadership, Recruitment and Retention, School Policies and Procedures
The Paul Penna Downtown Jewish Day School opened our virtual school doors on March 15, just three school days after the Ontario government closed all public schools for the foreseeable future. This began a journey that saw...
HaYidion Article
Recruitment and Retention, School Policies and Procedures
In the cycle of Jewish day school admissions offices, summer and fall are very busy times for team building, strategizing and planning. It takes an enormous group effort to coordinate and implement a successful admissions...
HaYidion Article
Recruitment and Retention, School Policies and Procedures
As the director of admissions at my school, I typically run recruitment events so that prospective families in the community can get to know our school. I’m looking for creative ideas to engage prospective families that go...
KC Resource
Affordability, Recruitment and Retention, School Policies and Procedures
Webinar video and notes on financial aid for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year.
KC Resource
Finance & Budget, Recruitment and Retention, School Policies and Procedures
Tips for setting up a virtual admission office by ISM. Six Recommendations for Independent School Business Officers During the COVID-19 Pandemic by ISM. Webinar Recordings and Resources School Finances Video and notes from...